The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 16 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 71 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.00% 6.19% 4.67%
As % of the General category 20.64% 15.34% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 19
Average daily rate £420 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £348 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
344 326 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.45% 40.35% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 170 130
Average daily rate £400 £366 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.42 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £10.48 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.28 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 25 (21.01%) Banking
3 23 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.33%) E-Commerce
4 22 (18.49%) SQL
5 19 (15.97%) SLA
5 19 (15.97%) Project Management
6 17 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.29%) Java
6 17 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 15 (12.61%) Unix
7 15 (12.61%) Windows
8 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (9.24%) HTML
9 11 (9.24%) CSS
9 11 (9.24%) Degree
9 11 (9.24%) DevOps
10 10 (8.40%) Oracle
10 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
10 10 (8.40%) SOA
10 10 (8.40%) IBM
10 10 (8.40%) Middleware
10 10 (8.40%) Change Management
11 9 (7.56%) HACMP
11 9 (7.56%) Mainframe
12 8 (6.72%) JCL
12 8 (6.72%) Tivoli
12 8 (6.72%) SAS
12 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.72%) SAS
1 8 (6.72%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.04%) Node.js
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.84%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.84%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) SaaS
2 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) FTP
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) LAN
2 1 (0.84%) LDAP
2 1 (0.84%) WAN
2 1 (0.84%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (6.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (5.04%) DB2
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.20%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (3.36%) OLTP
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.68%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) ChangeMan
1 5 (4.20%) gulp
1 5 (4.20%) webpack
2 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.52%) Introscope
3 1 (0.84%) Ant
3 1 (0.84%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.84%) Flyway
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) Maven
3 1 (0.84%) Selenium
3 1 (0.84%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.84%) Toad
3 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 25 (21.01%) Banking
3 17 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Private Banking
5 4 (3.36%) Automotive
5 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.52%) Legal
6 3 (2.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.84%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (23.53%) Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Project Manager
3 19 (15.97%) Architect
4 13 (10.92%) Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 11 (9.24%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce Architect
8 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) CSS
1 11 (9.24%) HTML
2 10 (8.40%) Middleware
3 8 (6.72%) .NET
4 7 (5.88%) REST
5 6 (5.04%) CSS3
5 6 (5.04%) HTML5
5 6 (5.04%) SOAP
6 5 (4.20%) MSMQ
6 5 (4.20%) Sass
6 5 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.20%) WCF
7 3 (2.52%) ISPF
7 3 (2.52%) jQuery
7 3 (2.52%) SAP PI
8 2 (1.68%) J2EE
8 2 (1.68%) JSP
9 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.84%) SAML
9 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) HACMP
2 9 (7.56%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.04%) User Experience
5 5 (4.20%) AS400
5 5 (4.20%) iSeries
5 5 (4.20%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.36%) Clustering
6 4 (3.36%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.36%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.52%) SCADA
7 3 (2.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.84%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Unix
1 15 (12.61%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.20%) AIX
3 5 (4.20%) Android
3 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.20%) MVS
3 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.20%) Solaris
4 3 (2.52%) Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (19.33%) E-Commerce
2 19 (15.97%) Project Management
3 17 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (9.24%) DevOps
5 10 (8.40%) Change Management
5 10 (8.40%) SOA
6 8 (6.72%) Business Analysis
6 8 (6.72%) CRM
6 8 (6.72%) ITIL
6 8 (6.72%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (5.04%) Migration
8 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.04%) TDD
8 6 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (4.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.49%) SQL
2 17 (14.29%) Java
3 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.72%) C#
4 8 (6.72%) JCL
5 7 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.20%) ES6
7 3 (2.52%) REXX
8 1 (0.84%) ABAP
8 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) ISEB
3 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) SLA
2 8 (6.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.52%) SEPA
3 3 (2.52%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.68%) COBIT
4 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.84%) MiFID
5 1 (0.84%) QA
5 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.84%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.36%) GPFS
3 3 (2.52%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.84%) Docker
4 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.04%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.84%) Control-M
4 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.84%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) IBM
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Adobe
4 5 (4.20%) Intel
4 5 (4.20%) NetApp
4 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.20%) SAP
4 5 (4.20%) VMware
5 3 (2.52%) CA
5 3 (2.52%) FatWire
5 3 (2.52%) Guidewire
5 3 (2.52%) hybris
5 3 (2.52%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.52%) Pega
5 3 (2.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.84%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.84%) Omniture
6 1 (0.84%) Tealeaf
6 1 (0.84%) Wall Street Systems
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
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